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About Derby City Bop

Our Mission

Derby City Bop is a non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation of Bop, Shag and Swing styles dances such as East Coast and West Coast Swing and the Blues, Bop, or Beach style music associated with these dance styles. We are dedicated to teaching people of all ages these various styles of dance. Click below to read more.

Our Directors

Derby City Bop has a management team consisting of four officers and a variety of directors. Besides President, Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer we have an Activities Director in charge of our events, a Communications Director in charge of our website, email campaign and printed matter and a Membership Director  in charge of maintaining our database.

Our DJ's

Derby City Bop has two full time DJ's and one in training in charge of providing entertainment at all of our dance events as well as maintaining and upgrading our mobile DJ system. If you are interested in learning more about our DJ's or our high end sound system please read on.

Hall Of Fame

Derby City Bop is blessed to have quite a few members who have been inducted into the American Bop Association Hall of Fame.


This is quite an honor and we are proud of the dedication our members have shown supporting the dance community to have earned this title.

Our Events

Derby City Bop sponsors regular weekly and monthly dance events, holds regular dance lessons, participates in community outreach programs to teach dance, and has a very active membership who attend many events sponsored by other dance clubs. We link to all major dance events encompassing a variety of dance styles.

Contact Us

We receive many requests for information from where or when is the dance to requests from people interested in starting a new organization or improving an existing one. Please use the contact form to send your inquiry to us. We will respond to your request in a timely manner.

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